Scotland‘s Scott McTominay grabbed one other brace of objectives as they surprised a much-changed Spain aspect to earn a deserved 2-0 victory of their Euro 2024 qualifier at Hampden Park on Tuesday and keep their good begin to the marketing campaign.
The win is a primary for the Scots over their Iberian opponents since 1984 and ensures they prime Group A on six factors from two video games, whereas second-placed Spain have three.
McTominay additionally scored twice off the bench in a 3-0 win over Cyprus on Saturday and was the catalyst for what is going to go down as a well-known win and additional entrench supervisor Steve Clarke’s view that they’re a staff very a lot on the up.
New Spain coach Luis de la Fuente made eight modifications from the aspect that beat Norway 3-0 in Malaga on the weekend, and it confirmed as they battled to get any sustained momentum within the sport as their hosts harried and pressed them into quite a few errors.
McTominay profited from a Pedro Porro slip to attain his first purpose, as Andy Robertson picked up possession within the field and performed the ball into his path, after which received on the tip of a superb run and cross from Kieran Tierney for quantity two.
De la Fuente handed a primary begin to 33-year-old striker Joselu and he hit the crossbar with a header halfway by means of the opening interval on a irritating evening for the guests when tempers at occasions threatened to boil over.